“Horse Power” – 6-9 p.m. October 27, Artist Angle Gallery, 124 S. Carroll St., Frederick. New paintings by Rebecca Pearl. 240-285-3758 or theartistangle.com.
“Breathtaker: the revolutionary graphic novel, from concept to comic” – until October 29, McDaniel College, Esther Prangley Rice Gallery at Peterson Hall, 2 College Hill, Westminster. Featuring original artwork in conjunction with the remastered edition of Mark Wheatley and Marc Hempel’s acclaimed graphic novel “Breathtaker”. Features over 90 original artworks and explores the creative and physical processes undertaken during the original production of the “Breathtaker” comic book in the 1990s, as well as how the artwork was re-adapted over the stages of preparation for the reissue of Titan Comics. Release. 410-857-2595 or estherprangleyricegallery.com.
“Recycle!” – until October 29, Black Rock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. Works of art with intriguing details and unusual, repurposed materials. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 301-528-2260 or blackrockcenter.org.
“Food for Thought” – through October 30, DISTRICT Arts, 15 N. Market St., Frederick. There are many ways to present thought-provoking ideas and themes in the visual arts. This thematic exhibition with jury reflects the interpretation of this metaphorical expression commonly used in the art of 25 independent artists. 301-695-4050, districtarts.com.
“Always on White” – until October 30, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. June Jarkey’s photography examines aspects of nature that might otherwise go unnoticed. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. FREE ENTRANCE. 301-698-0656 or delaplaine.org.
“Together Alone” – until October 30, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Paintings by Lusmerlin Lantiqua that explore relationships with her femininity, shared humanity, and the people and places around us. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. FREE ENTRANCE. 301-698-0656 or delaplaine.org.
“Towards Winter” – until October 30, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Woodcuts by longtime artist and teacher Max Winkler. Now in his eighties, Winkler reflects on the seasons of the year and the seasons of his life, using two major themes from his career: landscapes and the human figure. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. FREE ENTRANCE. 301-698-0656 or delaplaine.org.
“Contemporary Innovations” – until October 30, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Works by McKay Otto, meditations on timelessness and the boundaries between material and immaterial. Paintings and sculptures that collaborate with light. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 301-698-0656 or delaplaine.org.
“This Far Down the Road” – until October 30, Galerie Blanche Ames, 4880 Elmer Derr Road, Frederick. Photograph by Chris Fowler. Visit on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday by appointment only. [email protected]
“Without flap” – until October 30, Gaslight Gallery, 118 E. Church St., Frederick. Celebrating the contributions of Frederick News-Post photojournalists to understanding the world around us. Produced and curated by Nancy Luse, an FNP journalist from the “era” of black and white photography, 1970s to 1990s. Gallery hours are 1-6pm Friday-Sunday . Call or text 703-309-3826 to schedule an appointment.
“It’s a fear” – until October 30. North Gallery of the Mansion House Art Center & Gallery, 480 Highland Ave., Hagerstown City Park. By members of the Valley Art Association. FREE ENTRANCE. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 301-797-2867 or facebook.com/valleyartassociation.
“No limits” – until October 30, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Works in a variety of media by the 23 artists of NOMA, a cooperative art gallery on North Market Street. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. FREE ENTRANCE. 301-698-0656 or delaplaine.org.
“Stay alive” — Until October 30, Eastside Artists’ Gallery, 313 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Works by Ron Richard Baviello. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. eastsideartistsgallery.com.
“Shine Brightly” — Until October 30, Eastside Artists’ Gallery, 313 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Works by Mark Rothkopf. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. eastsideartistsgallery.com.
Hispanic Heritage Celebration Art Exhibit – through Nov. 13, Bohrer Park Activity Center, 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. Collagist artist Roxana Rojas-Luzon is special guest curator. She selected 39 works of art in a variety of two-dimensional mediums. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 301-258-6394 or gaithersburgmd.gov.
Artists of the Mary Pfister Group Exhibition – until November 20, Links Bridge Vineyards Tasting Room, 8830 Old Links Bridge Road, Thurmont. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 301-602-5733 or linksbridgevineyards.com.
“Emanations” – until November, Majestic Theater Art Gallery, 25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A collection of abstract figurative portraits of Abraham Lincoln by artist Wendy Allen, who has been painting Lincoln portraits since 1983. Box office and gallery hours are 3 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 12 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 717-337-8235 or gettysburgmajestic.org.
“The Nature of Catoctin Mountain” —until December at the Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung St., Urbana; satellite location of the Center d’Art Delaplaine. This collection of photographs includes the flora and fauna of the Catoctin Mountain ecosystem. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. fcpl.org.
“Travels” —until December at the Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Road, Thurmont. Satellite location of the Center d’Art Delaplaine. Photography by Beamie Young stemming from the photographer’s travels and a desire to discover new images, patterns and stories. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. fcpl.org.
“The Annotated Ship” —until December at the Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick; satellite location of the Center d’Art Delaplaine. Maremi Andreozzi’s acrylic paintings portray, embody and celebrate lesser-known historical female artists and exemplify the fine textiles and jewelry of the period. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. fcpl.org.
Crestwood Gallery Fall Exhibition – until January 6, 2023, Crestwood Center, 7211 Bank Court, Frederick. Original artwork including oil, watercolour, mixed media, wood carvings and photography by some of Frederick’s most talented artists. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 240-215-1460 or frederickhealth.org.
“Joseph Holston: Color Free, Journey Along the Underground Railroad” – until January 14, 2023, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown. In this exhibition, Holston guides her audience through four movements that deepen our understanding of the American black slave experience. Hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Closed Mondays and holidays. Admission and parking are free. 301-739-5727 or wcmfa.org.
“Heat Relief” – until January 22, 2023, Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. Works from the Washington Water Color Association. Visits are by appointment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. Call 301-258-6425 to schedule an appointment. Meet the artists from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on October 13. gaithersburgmd.gov.
“Pages of PAN: Art Nouveau Prints, 1895-1900” — until January 29, 2023, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown. Brilliant lithographs, etchings and woodcuts by renowned artists such as Auguste Rodin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Signac, Georges Seurat, Käthe Kollwitz, Peter Behrens and Aubrey Beardsley, among others. PAN was an avant-garde periodical which sought to represent an overview of cutting-edge international graphic art. The works encompass the Art Nouveau movement, Expressionism, Post-Impressionism and Symbolism and provide a view of both the artistic and intellectual life of this period. This exhibition comes from the collection of the Richard H. Driehaus Museum and is organized by Landau Traveling Exhibitions. FREE ENTRANCE. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Closed Nov. 24 and 25; 24-25 Dec. and Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Go to www.wcmfa.org.
“The Hot Button” — through August 2023, Hot Button Gallery, 129 E. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. Carol Williams is exhibiting textiles and posters that reflect her passion for social responsibility through art communication. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. The artist will be available for conversation at these times. othercarolwilliams.com.
“Traditions” — From October 29 to January 8, 2023, Gallery 115 of the Y Art Center, 115 E. Church St., Frederick. Features 15 artists from around the world, including London, New York, Wyoming and Maryland. Artists reinvent traditional folklore and explore original contemporary myth through a variety of perspectives. The artworks include an eclectic range of media, including short films and an interactive installation. Reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on October 30. Free parking at the back of the building. Opening Reception 5-7 p.m. October 30. Zoom conference on the artist from noon to 1 p.m. on November 20. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. https://www.instagram.com/gallery_115_y.